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Speculations and Physics

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

... Speculations and Physics 1 st E DI T I O N Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...ike Carl Hempel and Ernest Nagel regard a theory as scientific if it is hypothetico-deductive. To them, scientific theories are sets of inter-relate... ...r-related because a minimum number of axioms and hypotheses yield, in an inexorable deductive sequence, everything else known in the field the theor... ...ith breadth, width, and profundity, such as Darwin's theory of evolution - are not deductively integrated and are very difficult to test (falsify) ... ...ed or replicated elsewhere and at other times even when they are conducted with the SAM E subjects (who are no longer the same owing to the effects... ... scientific activity. Alleged connections that cannot be captured in these nets of reasoning are cast out either as "hypothetical" or as "false". I... ...rstition thrives. Continue to Science and Religion Appendix - Interview granted by Sam Vaknin to Adam Anderson 1. Do you believe that superstition... ...erse is partial to life, not indifferent to it. All four are forms of teleological reasoning (that nature has a purpose) masquerading as eutaxiolog... ...ical accounts are possible. What happens when we try to apply the same teleological reasoning to the system as a whole, to the Universe itself? In t...

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